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James G. Dunn Obituary

Surnames: DUNN, O’HARA), REED, TAGGART, WHITNEY

Jerry Dunn Dies At Advanced Age

Member of County Board Came to Wisconsin in 1853 at Age of Eleven Years

The death of James Dunn which occurred early Sunday morning removed from the city one of the oldest and best known citizens. James G. Dunn was born in Boston, Mass., Feb. 22, 1842. In 1853 he moved to Briggsville, Wis., with his parents. His marriage to Miss Margaret O’Hare was solemnized there in 1861. In 1867 he moved to Portage and from there he moved to Rhinelander in 1884.

Mr. Dunn, or "Jerry" as he was better known, conducted a dray line here for years and was a long time local agent for the Standard Oil Co. He retired from business because of his health several years ago.

Mr. Dunn is survived by his wife, one sister, Mrs. Thos. O’Hara and five children, Mrs. Warren Reed, Mrs. Manford Taggart, Wm. Dunn, and Goe. Dunn all of this city and by Mrs. Geo. Whitney of Panama.

Funeral services were conducted from St. Mary’s church Wednesday morning the Rev. Fr. Wuchter officiating. The Catholic Order of Hibernians of which Mr. Dunn was a member marched in a body.

SOURCE:The Rhinelander Daily News, October 1915

submitted by David Dunn

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